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Big Blue

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Clear Lake
« on: Dec 25, 2007, 04:53 PM »
I was out this morning on Clear Lake from 6:00 - 9:00 and caught my limit of walleye and one nice perch. I was using a hot pink lead head jig tipped with a minnow just NE of Dodges Point. After 8:00 it went dead. I also caught quite a few dink walleyes. I didn't catch a single Yellow Bass which I thought was odd. The ice was 14" thick. 

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Re: Clear Lake
« Reply #1 on: Dec 25, 2007, 07:44 PM »
Went out today and moved from Gilmore. The last three times I had not caught a thing on Gilmores.  Their is a lot pop ups by the island

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Re: Clear Lake
« Reply #2 on: Dec 26, 2007, 06:45 AM »
Yep, go to the island if your looking for yellows...   that is my suggestion.   ;D

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Re: Clear Lake
« Reply #3 on: Dec 26, 2007, 10:06 AM »
fished Gilmore's last nite for a few hours.  Didn't catch or even seen anything on electronics.  Didn't help with someone running their generator full time.  Time to try somewhere different..

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Re: Clear Lake
« Reply #4 on: Dec 26, 2007, 11:11 AM »
I may be going tomorrow and was wondering the best way to get to the island? I'll be coming on 18 to 35. Any help would be appreciated.

Ed

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Re: Clear Lake
« Reply #5 on: Dec 26, 2007, 11:49 AM »
When you get to Clear Lake take exit 193 on I-35. Turn left at the bottom of the ramp, when you get to the second stop sign  turn left onto South Shore Drive and just keep following the lake  around to the south side. When you get to Bayside Ave. turn right and it will take you to the island.

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Re: Clear Lake
« Reply #6 on: Dec 26, 2007, 12:02 PM »
When you get to Clear Lake take exit 193 on I-35. Turn left at the bottom of the ramp, when you get to the second stop sign  turn left onto South Shore Drive and just keep following the lake  around to the south side. When you get to Bayside Ave. turn right and it will take you to the island.

Thanks for the quick reply, should be able to find it now!!! :thumbsup:

Ed

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Re: Clear Lake
« Reply #7 on: Dec 26, 2007, 12:36 PM »
Ed,

We might make it up there tomorrow also......we'll be in a QF III with a black can-am on front.

Frank

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Re: Clear Lake
« Reply #8 on: Dec 26, 2007, 02:59 PM »
Frank, I'm not going to make it until Sat. now, I forgot I have a chiropractor app. tomorrow and need to go, screwed up left shoulder, so I'm going Sat. since my wife is working!!!

Ed

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Re: Clear Lake
« Reply #9 on: Dec 26, 2007, 08:34 PM »
Shiiiit no one is even close to gillmores. :o....I dunno what everyone is doing out there not catching any fish.  I managed my limit tonight on the east end of the lake in a lesser known spot one 20incher too plus 30-40 smaller ones. Had to hop around all day to get on them though. Went thru alotta bait in the process.

The word/phrase for the day is "chubby darter" :laugh:

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Re: Clear Lake
« Reply #10 on: Dec 26, 2007, 08:39 PM »
Frank, I'm not going to make it until Sat. now, I forgot I have a chiropractor app. tomorrow and need to go, screwed up left shoulder, so I'm going Sat. since my wife is working!!!

Ed

Ed might see you up there saturday  ;D Fished Brushy today caught a few crappy's  ;)

CrappieBuster, sent you a PM the other day. Haven't heard back. I got the info I needed from Joe Kalvig

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Re: Clear Lake
« Reply #11 on: Dec 26, 2007, 09:11 PM »
sorry bout that........ :-\

Just got home today from christmas festivities i didnt have time to make a "valid" reply.

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Re: Clear Lake
« Reply #12 on: Dec 26, 2007, 09:32 PM »
No problem. Was suppose to come up today and hook up with Joe this afternoon. Son want to hit Brushy for some crappie action, well he found it. He was the only one who could catch them  :) I believe we are coming up to Clear saturday. Never ice fished it before. Have any tips would be appreciated  ;) Pm me if you want

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Re: Clear Lake
« Reply #13 on: Dec 27, 2007, 10:37 AM »
Gonna be there Saturday morning.  Whats the low down on the yellows CB?  Id like to catch the eyes too, but I dont expect anyone to give up their spots.  Just mainly interested in a nice bucket of yellows.

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Re: Clear Lake
« Reply #14 on: Dec 27, 2007, 11:36 AM »
Theres not much going on at gilmores. I fished at farmers last night and picked up 10-12 small walleyes. Two keepers, and a few yellows. The only problem is around 3pm that place is a nightmare with all the people coming out to fish. They had good ice i suppose 12-14 i drove my diesel out there last night and this morning and there was no problems. Just a small heeve on shore to get over.

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Re: Clear Lake
« Reply #15 on: Dec 27, 2007, 09:58 PM »
Lotsa pressure on the lake thats for sure,wont be long till we get into that mid winter slump.  Managed my limit tonight again wasnt another shack within 300 yards of me. Heard from a few people that the yellows were biting near the Island.  Looks like there was alot of trucks/shacks out off the island today in the 18 foot hole and the mid-lake reef.   Alot of people are setting up on or near Billys and the 18 foot hole near there also.  One thing I can say though you dont have to be in with the crowds to catch nice fish and limit out beings the fish are still holding fairly shallow.  Power augers going off every 5 minutes gets kinda annoying :laugh:

Ice has been varying between 11-15 inches should be able to pretty much drive anywhere now..

tight lines :tipup:

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Re: Clear Lake
« Reply #16 on: Dec 27, 2007, 11:52 PM »
WHERE DID MY GPS GO CRAPPIEBUSTER >:( 

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Re: Clear Lake
« Reply #17 on: Dec 28, 2007, 09:33 AM »
thinking about coming up tonight just wondeing how the evening and night bite are for yellows are eyes

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Re: Clear Lake
« Reply #18 on: Dec 28, 2007, 05:09 PM »
CB, will be coming up for the night bite saturday  ;D I believe I know where Gilmore's is at and might possibly see you out on the ice saturday night  ;) I'll be in a Eskimo Quick Flip III. I finally talked the wife into her first ice fishing trip, so I hope they are biting to get her hooked  :thumbsup:

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Re: Clear Lake
« Reply #19 on: Dec 28, 2007, 06:12 PM »
Good luck Kraig, maybe I'll see you before I leave.

Ed

 

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